Bozeman’s Biggest Crime Problem
Today on Dominick In The Morning, Captain Andy Knight talked about crime in Bozeman. What is the biggest crime problem? Drugs. Drug addiction is the reason for most of the crime in Bozeman.
“They get addicted and need to pay for their habit,” Knight said. “So we see a lot of the property crimes are done by addicts.”
Bozeman police see the effects addiction has on people. How would Captain Knight solve the problem?
“I wish I had the answers, but I don't.” Knight said.
In the news recently was the story of a Bozeman officer who killed his wife and then himself. Knight talked about how shocked everyone was. With a force of only 65 officers, Knight said the whole department is hurting.
“It's something that you never imagine happening on your police department. … We're a family and to have something as tragic as this... We're going through a lot of mixed emotions right now,” Knight explained.
The Bozeman police are going through a tough time right now. What does Captain Knight like about the job?
Knight answered; “It's always different... No two days are the same.”
Every Wednesday at at 8 a.m. we will talk to a Bozeman police officer about our town